Washington, DC Trolley Bus Tour – hop-on, hop-off

Washington, DC Trolley Bus Tour – hop-on, hop-off

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A great way to discover Washington, DC in complete freedom

The charm of a trolley bus and the commentary provided by your driver

The route covering the main sights of the city

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1 day

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Don't miss a thing during your stay in Washington, DC! This trolley bus tour will enable you to see all four corners of the city, whilst giving you the opportunity to hop on and off the bus at over 15 stops.

You can benefit from complete freedom with this tour. If you wish to visit a museum or explore an attraction in more depth, just hop off at the appropriate stop, and hop back on the following bus. Dozens of attractions can be found at each conveniently located stop! You will stop by the National Mall, Downtown and the Waterfront for example.

If you prefer to make the most of the ride, you can simply sit back and enjoy the comfort of the bus – the choice is yours! In both cases, you will still have the opportunity to learn about the history of the American capital thanks to the commentary (in English) of your driver/guide, who will reveal all of Washington, DC's secrets!

By choosing the Gold Pass or the Premium Pass, you will enjoy a cruise on the Potomac and a full bus tour of the Arlington National Cemetary.

Departure place


At the moment of your booking, you will be asked to choose your pass between the following options:

  • Silver Pass: 1-Day Trolley Tour with unlimited hop-on-hop-off + hotel shuttle + Arlington National Cemetary shuttle (Arlington National Cemetary tour not included)
  • Gold Pass: 1-Day Trolley Tour with unlimited hop-on-hop-off + hotel shuttle + Arlington National Cemetary shuttle + Arlington National Cemetary tour + boat cruise
  • Platinum Pass: 2-Day Trolley Tour with unlimited hop-on-hop-off + hotel shuttle + Arlington National Cemetary shuttle + Arlington National Cemetary tour + boat cruise

Good to know

  • Availability: every day except Tuesdays and Wednesdays (and excluding July 4 and exceptional dates) 
  • Departure times:

- Early March early November: 9am to 6pm (departures every 30 mins approx. from each stop)

- Early November to early March: 9am to 5pm (departures every 30 mins approx. from each stop)​

To begin your tour, you must go to one of the following stops and present your printed voucher to the driver. You can board at any stop. You will be asked to exchange your voucher for a Pass at stop number 1 or number 4. Stops:

  1. Washington Welcome Center – Ford's Theatre / Peterson House / FBI Building / Crime Museum / International Spy Museum (Musée de l’Espionnage) – point de départ du circuit orange et point de dépôt pour les navettes hôtels
  2. White House (Maison Blanche) / Visitor Center / National Aquarium
  3. National Archives / National Gallery of Art / Marian Koshland Science Museum / U.S. Navy Memorial
  4. Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism, Law Enforcement Museum
  5. Union Station / Smithsonian Postal Museum
  6. U.S. Capitol / Supreme Court / Library of Congress
  7. Smithsonian Air & Space Museum / Museum of the American Indian / U.S. Botanical Gardens
  8. The Wharf
  9. International Spy Museum
  10. Washington Monument / Smithsonian Museums & Castle / Holocaust Memorial Museum / Bureau of Engraving & Printing
  11. Jefferson Memorial / George Mason Memorial
  12. Franklin Roosevelt Memorial / Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
  13. Lincoln Memorial / Vietnam Veterans Memorial / Korean War Veterans Memorial / World War II Memorial / Arlington Cemetery – Point de départ du circuit d’observation dans le cimetière d’Arlington (inclus avec ce tour)
  14. National Museum of American History / National Museum of African American History & Culture
  15. National Museum of Natural History 
  16. National Gallery of Art / American Art Museum
  • You can hop on and off the trolley bus at any stop, at any time, and as often as you wish
  • Washington, DC is a very vibrant city with many festivals and parades. For this reason, it is possible that certain routes will be modified during such events
  • Please note: the Orange Circuit enables you to discover the National Mall park in the center of Washington DC. The Red Circuit offers a short tour at the heart of the Arlington Cemetery (no stops). 

    The 2-day pass is valid for 2 consecutive days from the day of its first use

Price includes

  • Trolley bus tour of Washington, DC
  • 1-day access to the touristic route (2-day if you choose the Platinum Pass)
  • The services of a chauffeur/guide

Price doesn’t include

  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras



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